APL Logistics Americas, Ltd Sr. Analyst, Pricing in Farmington Hills, Michigan
Sr. Analyst, Pricing
The Senior Analyst, Pricing position, is responsible for establishing profitable and competitive rates for cargo moving via intermodal transportation by developing, recommending, and implementing pricing strategies and positions. This position is responsible for negotiation with sales and customer service for new rates in line with trade objectives in addition to serving as a subject matter expert and an advisor to the Sales/Trades Directors on pricing strategies.
This position is responsible for, but not limited to, the following:
Demonstrates subject matter expertise in market, including customer & commodity trade knowledge.
Draft and review rate proposals.
Respond to Request for Quote and bid requests.
Manage timely and accurate preparation of service contracts.
Provide proper interpretation on tariff related matters to avoid misinterpretation and/or inaccuracies of tariff information.
Research and analyze tariff, pricing, bid, and contract related issues and information.
Acts as advisor to Sales/Trade Directors on pricing strategies and tactical implementations, ensuring that recommendations have high probability of success and contribute to revenue stream
Receive, review, process and set rates that meet customer needs and trade objectives, directly work with sales to meet their customers’ rate needs within company guidelines, and gather competitive information.
Perform analysis of Rate/Cost/Competition for bids and contracts.
Provide backup support to the rest of the Pricing team including accessorial and bill preparation activities.
Review and analyze past account performance, costs and revenues to provide suggested avenues for improvement.
Bachelor’s degree in a related focus or Bachelor’s degree in an unrelated focus with related work experience.
Minimum 1 year analytical experience in a transportation-related industry
Analytical experience or progressively responsible experience in pricing or equivalent preferred
Familiar/ Expertise with industry IT pricing/ contracting platforms
Ability to use systematic approach in problem solving through analysis and evaluation or alternative solutions
Skilled in the use of logic, mathematics and other problem solving tools in data analysis or in generating solutions
Ability to execute individual business decisions consistent with strategy and make decisions on available information, negotiate and make commitments
Able to work independently as well as part of a team
Ability to solve complex problems in Excel, create Macros and present clear and concise reports based on large amounts of complex data.
Able to adapt to changing business environment
Superior problem solving skills
Excellent time management skills
Good communication skills
Willingness to travel minimally
Additional Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Foreign language a plus
Basic knowledge of SQL a plus
Teamwork – showing a commitment to teamwork and collaboration
Respect – extending dignity and respect to all people
Integrity – fostering trust and a positive work environment
Innovation – bringing creativity to the workplace
Customer Focus – achieving Company, department, and personal goals through a strong customer focus
Primary Location: US-MI-Farmington Hills
USA Farmington Hills(2205)
34119 W 12 Mile Rd Suite 300
Organization Vertical Automotive
Job Schedule Full-time
Job Type Standard
Req ID: 1800011J
The company is committed to and supports equal employment opportunity and affirmative action to all employees and applicants for employment. Equal employment opportunity means equal treatment of employees and applicants without regard to the following legally-protected characteristics: race, color, religion, creed, sex (gender identity), pregnancy (including childbirth and related medical conditions), sexual orientation, marital status, national origin, ancestry, age (40 and over), medical condition, genetic information (including characteristics and testing), veteran status, physical or mental disability status or any other legally-protected status.